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News & commentary about the global health workforce

Door-to-Door Hypertension Care in Dakar Brings a Pervasive Public Health Problem to Light

Many health workers in Senegal didn’t know what hypertension was or how to treat it—until now.Read more

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Stronger Referral Systems Are Saving Lives in Senegal

Over 150 communities in seven regions now have systems in place to transport urgent cases from health huts to larger facilities.

Let’s Talk about Health Workers’ Feelings

Conversations between health workers and members of key populations can transform the health care experience for both.

On the Ground with Tanzania's National Test and Treat Campaign

To make HIV services available to more Tanzanians, we go where the clients go.

She Fights TB and HIV Door-to-Door on this Tanzanian Island

Community health workers like Nanzula link their neighbors to the essential primary health services they need.

10 Transformative Trends in Digital Health

These issues are shaping the near future of international development.

A Day in the Life of a New York City Community Health Worker

Rosaura guides her clients through a challenging health system during the most vulnerable moments in their lives.

Hiding Outside the Spotlight: Don't Miss the Real Impact of Your Development Efforts

As researchers, we're often tempted to track data that are easy to capture—rather than searching for what we really need to know.

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